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U.S. Federal Court Upholds Ruling Against Government’s Anti-Prostitution Pledge

Open Society Foundations: A Striking Defeat for U.S. Government’s Anti-Prostitution Pledge
Sebastian Krueger, communications officer for the Public Health Program of the Open Society Foundations, discusses the U.S. government’s anti-prostitution pledge, “which mandates that organizations receiving money from the U.S. government have a policy in place opposing prostitution,” and a January 30 ruling, “handed down by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, [that] affirmed a 2013 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, which found that the government cannot tell its American grantees what they can and cannot say…” (2/24).

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